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Poster: ColdRain108 Date: Aug 29, 2011 12:52pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Recollections of Things Seen On Stage

At the Greek Theater, either 84 or 85, we were front row Phils side and these pot growing hippys threw a T-shirt with some of their prime herb rolled in up in it at Phil's feet. The T had their "brand name" on it along with some groovy art work...Phil picked it up and realized what was in it, he put the shirt down near his rig and continued playing. The next show he was wearing the T-shirt for all to see...and the assumption was that he sampled the goods first. Those were some happy hippys that show.

I saw Bobby drinking red wine at the Greek Theater shows as well, on stage. NYE 1981 Jerry was higher than me (and that was saying a lot) the look on his face during the Dark Star set was unforgetable! Grinding his jaw back and forth...he looked possesed.

At my first JGB show Billy was drumming and he had a big ice bucket full of beers right next to the kit...I saw him slurp down quite a few of them.

My bong got spilled on the stage at the '82 Frost shows, damn beach balls. Bobby had to step out of the way as the putrid liquid headed his way...made quite a stink in the hot sun. Front row at general admission shows was just too much fun.